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I just want every single person reading this, and every person in general, to be able to live comfortably and always have enough food to eat and the medications they need to take and be able to pursue their ambitions and dreams without having to constantly worry about being able to survive

I'd like more shorter, 10-30 minutes podcasts.

If any command-line utility would benefit from a new shell paradigm, it's ffmpeg. Complex graphs are hard.

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Do you use a password manager?

Please boost for more reach. #India #security

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#Gentoo has bumped Rust and GCC and emerge wants to rebuild Firefox. If only my CPU had a higher TDP I could use it to keep myself warm this winter.

Wow since when does KDE look sexy? I've been missing out

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I could just chew a clove of garlic right now

but that'll probably have detrimental effects on my social life

in conclusion, civilisation is bad and a scam

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a few days ago i tried to do a "ah yes, the ___ genders" joke in front of a cis person and she asked me, quite earnestly, if there were actually 12 genders

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Know your singular-theys!

- The gender-neutral (epicene) they
- The agender they
- The plural-individual they
- The animist they
- The speculative they look kind of queer so I'm gonna stay on the safe side they
- The oh god I can't remember names how the fuck am I gonna remember pronouns they

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I want to dress up as a UDP packet for Halloween but idk if anyone will get it
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"I think my programming is faulty," the robot said. "Can you fix it?"
"Sorry, buddy," the tech said. "I can't fix sentients' programming."
The robot turned to leave.
"But I can show some workarounds, and teach you to change your own programming. Will that do?"
"That will do."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Mental health (not mine this time) 

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Genie: You have ONE WISH.

Me: Alright, I have one, but it's very detailed.
Genie: As long as it is only one wish, you're allowed to spend as much time as you want detailing it.

Me: Alright, here we go. *Grabs notebook and takes a deep breath* The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

Genie: Wait, is that...?

Me: *Flips notebook* Chapter 1. Preamble.

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"What a gorgeous dog! May I pet him?"
"Sure."
"You know, there's another man with this kind of dog in the area."
"I know him. His dog is prettier."
"They're both lovely! Well, nice meeting you."
They watched him leave. The wolfwere whined.
"Yes, he is cute," the werewolf said.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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for halloween i'm going as a neurotypical person

ooOOOOoooh i'm going to imply something important and get upset when you didn't understand the subtext instead of just telling yooouuuu! ooOOOoOOooh you should spend more time outside your comfort zoooone! ooOOOOooooh you just need to stay pooositiiive

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I didn't even know the Mycroft backend was closed until now but this is good news! mycroft.ai/blog/open-sourcing-

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ADSL culture is envying the connection speed of your VPS

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